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Personality: Robert Dunham

Robert Dunham proves that when it comes to teachers, he’s a cut above the rest.

Queen Latifah to host Women's Achieve Summit in Richmond Oct. 15

Rapper, singer-songwriter, actress-producer Queen Latifah is coming to Richmond.

Catena Parker Foundation to host walk for missing children

The Catena L. Parker Foundation for Missing Children is hosting its annual walk to call attention to the issue of missing children 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Oct. 12.

7 educators to be honored Oct. 12

Seven retired Richmond educators, including former city schools Superintendent Lucille M. Brown, will be honored at a brunch celebrating the 400-year legacy of extraordinary African-American women.

Crab fest Oct. 13 to promote voting, community spirit

James E. “J.J.” Minor once again is hosting a free crab feast to promote voting and community togetherness.

Richmond Folk Festival returns Oct. 11 through 13

The Richmond riverfront will again play host to a free suite of musical events across three days, seven stages and several blocks during the 15th Annual Richmond Folk Festival this weekend from Friday, Oct. 11, through Sunday, Oct. 13.

Personality: Christa Lynne Coleman

It is unbelievable for Christa Lynne Coleman, daughter of the founder of Peter Paul Development Center, to celebrate the organization’s 40th anniversary as well as the life and legacy of her late father.

Kehinde Wiley statue unveiled in Times Square; next home, Richmond

Artist Kehinde Wiley unveiled his biggest work ever last Friday — a massive bronze statue of a young African-American man in urban streetwear sitting astride a galloping horse. Called “Rumors of War,” it flips the script on traditional statues in ...

New ICA exhibit, 'Great Force,' to include late Free Press founder

The power of white culture versus black resistance is at the heart of a major art show opening this week at Virginia Commonwealth University’s Institute for Contemporary Art.

17th Annual Gabriel Forum set for Oct. 8 at the African Burial Ground

A public forum and the debut of a new dance work next week will call attention to Gabriel, the Richmond man who organized the area’s largest slave revolt, and the African Burial Ground in Downtown where he was executed after ...

Personality: Dr. Emanuel C. Harris

A new outspoken, politically aware and socially conscious president has been installed to lead the Baptist Ministers’ Conference of Richmond and Vicinity.

31st Annual 2nd Street Festival to rock Jackson Ward Oct. 5 and 6

The 2nd Street Festival is back, and it’s bringing art, music and walking tours to Jackson Ward on Saturday, Oct. 5 and Sunday, Oct. 6.

'Remember Them' commemoration of arrival of first Africans set for Oct. 1

A public convocation to mark the 400th anniversary of the forced arrival of the first enslaved Africans in Virginia will take place 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1, at the 17th Street Farmers’ Market Plaza in Richmond, it has ...

A night for historic 'firsts' for big wins at Emmy Awards

Gay performers shined at the Emmy Awards on Sunday with wins in several categories, including best actor in a drama series, which went to “Pose” star Billy Porter.

Dr. Sheila K. Wilson Elliott

Dr. Sheila K. Wilson Elliott spent her childhood in Suffolk, unaware of the significance of her heritage in the indigenous Nottoway Indian Tribe, learning at a time when “information about Indians was just not available to us in school, and ...

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